Thank you to everyone who joined this month's Community Call!
We had the one-and-only Ayah Bdeir, CEO/Founder of littleBits join us for an AMA (ask me anything) session on our Community Call. Ayah is also a co-founder of the Open Hardware Summit, a TED Senior Fellow and an alumna of the MIT Media Lab. Bdeir was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 35 Under 35, one of NY Business Journal’s Women of Influence, one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, one of Popular Mechanics’ 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream, one of Entrepreneur’s 10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch, one of the CNBC Next List, and one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35.
She answered questions from the community:
1) What was your first dream bit?
2) When you first started, how did you make other people believe in the power and potential of littleBits
3) As a maker yourself, what holes do you see in the current littleBits vocabulary? What's missing?
4) What has been a project or use of littleBits that has surprised you?
5) What has been the most moving project?
6) What does your creative process look like? Where do you get inspiration from?
7) Besides Chapters and Community Calls, what are other ways we get the littleBits word out?
8) Is there any possibility to see a software counterpart to littleBits?
9) Do you have any advice for young women in hardware?
10) How has your TED talk impacted your life as an educator and inventor?
... and more! To see her answers, make sure to watch the video below: